Swinburne has opened the largest manufacturing research and development centre of its kind in Australia. With $4.9 million in federal funding, the Australian Research Council (ARC) Training Centre in Surface Engineering for Advanced Materials (SEAM), opened on Wednesday, September 4. Working in collaboration with the University of South Australia and RMIT University, as well as … Continue reading Centre for surface engineering for advanced materials opens at Swinburne
Investing in leadership training can help overcome barriers to innovation and improve competitiveness. Ai Group explains. Major management research undertaken in 2016 by the Centre for Workplace Leadership revealed that Australian organisations should be concerned about the state of leadership and management capability in this country – and the verdict came from sources including Australian managers themselves. Surveying almost … Continue reading Leadership: power to your people
The spotlight for Industry 4.0 will turn to Africa at this year’s World Economic Forum on Africa, which will be held in Cape Town, South Africa, from September 4-6. Structured under the theme “Shaping Inclusive Growth and Shared Futures in the Fourth Industrial Revolution”, the summit will grapple with the increasing development rate of sub-Saharan … Continue reading Africa in the sights of Industry 4.0
The Charleville’s Industrial Precinct has received $295 million in funding from the Queensland State Government as part of the Building our Regions (BoR) program, paving the way for local jobs in Queensland. The $1 million-plus funding package features $800,000 from BoR and $209,693 from Queensland’s Murweh Shire Council. As part of the BoR program, the … Continue reading Charleville Industrial Precinct secures $295 million boost
Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull believes his new Infrastructure Financing Unit will help deliver more infrastructure development despite tougher financial times. The unit, announced in this year’s Federal Budget, will utilise government grants and private co-financing to finance infrastructure development. Turnbull has stated that his government are committed to working with state and local governments on the … Continue reading Infrastructure Financing Unit to answer Australia’s infrastructure problems
NANOTECHNOLOGY and optoelectronics researcher Professor Chennupati Jagadish has been awarded Australia’s highest honour for his service to physics and engineering.
A RESEARCHER from RMIT University has been named one of the top 10 innovators aged under 35 in the Asia Pacific, thanks to her work in transforming flexible electronics into transparent stretchable devices.
SAI Global have announced a new qualification for food industry professionals that ensures Australian food industry professionals will have the necessary training that can assist them develop a clear career path.
A TIER-1 LED manufacturer will collaborate with BluGlass to investigate the application of remote plasma chemical vapour deposition (RPCVD) for LED applications.
CSIRO is using light-generating swings to highlight the challenges around energy sustainability.
PANORAMA Synergy will be focusing on testing the manufacturing and packaging of its LumiMEMS Reader technology during the current 2015-2016 Financial Year.
India wants to create 100 million skilled jobs in manufacturing by 2022 and raise that sector’s share of GDP from 16 per cent to 25 per cent.
CSIRO is set release its latest findings to the Government on carbon dioxide capture technology following a four year $21 million research program aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions from Australian coal-fired power stations.
The market for industrial networking is still strong according to a new report from IMS Research. An estimated 31 million new fieldbus and Ethernet nodes were installed worldwide in 2011; this number is forecast to grow by an average of 10% a year, to just over 45 million new connected nodes in 2015.